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James Potter
Birth: 1729
County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Death: Nov., 1789
Centre County
Pennsylvania, USA

Revolutionary War General. Arriving from Ireland in 1741 with his father, John Potter, he began his military career by serving in the militia for Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. He achieved the rank of Colonel in 1775 and by 1777 was Brigadier General of the Pennsylvania troops. In addition to his military service, Potter farmed and was involved in state politics, serving for a short time as Vice-President of Pennsylvania. (bio by: NatalieMaynor) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Cathcart Potter*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Potter Poe (1755 - 1819)*
  Martha Potter Gregg (1769 - 1815)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Browns Mill Presbyterian Cemetery
Kauffman
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: NatalieMaynor
Record added: Apr 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35771023
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Our roots have made our tree what it is today. I am proud to have you for mine! Love always.
- Alabama Poes
 Added: Feb. 28, 2012
I light a candle for James Potter ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
In memory of my 5th great-granduncle. May you rest in peace.
- Helen Rineer
 Added: May. 29, 2011
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